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It's ridiculous that Canada’s Big Telecom giants are going to Federal Court to delay new cell phone rules

Big Telecom’s last-ditch effort to delay new cell phone rules has sparked condemnation from Canadians across the political spectrum.

Is Bell taking over Astral to get millions in public subsidies?

Bell's proposed takeover of Astral Media would worsen media concentration and give Bell millions in public funds

Online privacy under attack

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last week. Opponents of the act say it poses serious threats to online privacy. As it stands...

Why your high cell phone bills have nothing to do with the size of Canada

Big Telecom justifies high prices by claiming that Canada’s size necessitates more costly services. The truth is, the lack of fair access to independent providers is the primary driver of high prices.

Stopping the internet meter: weekly news update from OpenMedia.ca

This past Thursday, the CRTC made their final decision in this Stop The Meter saga: people can now rest easy bout usage-based billing.

How Aaron Swartz paved way for Jack Andraka's revolutionary cancer test

Jack Andraka's studies about pancreatic cancer would have never come about were it not for open access to online journals -- the very thing Aaron Swartz was promoting before his death.

Big Telecom's Power Grab: Weekly News Update from OpenMedia.ca

Today I want to talk a little more about big telecom company Bell's proposed takeover of Astral Media.

Sign the StopTheTrap petition, hot off the presses from San Diego

On Thursday of last week, we at OpenMedia made a call to a print shop in San Diego, which responded to our order with an "..oh!". Well over one thousand pages (double sided, and in a reasonably small...

Stop the internet trap with the StoptheTrap.net coalition

OpenMedia is uniting citizens and bringing together organizations to stand against the secretive, restrictive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. From having coalition members on the ground in...

CRTC's chair, Jean Pierre Blais and what the future of media holds

With new CRTC chair Jean Pierre Blais at the helm, what changes can Canadians expect in digital media in the years to come?